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Contains:  M 17, NGC 6618, Omega nebula
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M 17 The Omega Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
M 17 The Omega Nebula
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M 17 The Omega Nebula

Technical card

Dates:June 9, 2019

Frames: 160x300" bin 0x0

Integration: 13.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.57%

Basic astrometry details job: 2863672

RA center: 18h 20' 46"

DEC center: -16° 11' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.298 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 260.016 degrees

Field radius: 0.542 degrees

Resolution: 1201x1198

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


This is a different take on an old friend. My OIII subs were just terrible with noise, so I made this as an HSS. I really liked how it made the roiling dusty clouds stand out as kind of a shell around the interior blue gas clouds. It gave it a 3D effect.



Carl Weber
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M 17 The Omega Nebula, 


            Carl Weber